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The Companies That Support Linux: SanDisk Advances Storage Industry

Libby Clark | Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:59:40 PM | Featured Blogs | Exclusive
The Companies That Support Linux: SanDisk Advances Storage Industry A growing dependency on digital data has spurred new interest in flash storage technologies along with cloud-based services and storage. With the broadest portfolio of flash-memory based solutions in the industry, SanDisk is on the leading edge of this transformation, with Linux and open source at the heart of its innovation. Read more...

Revisiting How We Put Together Linux Systems

Administrator | Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:43:49 PM | Software
Lennart Poettering: In a previous blog story I discussed  Factory Reset, Stateless Systems, Reproducible Systems & Verifiable Systems , I now want to take the opportunity to explain a bit where we want to take this with  systemd  in the longer run, and what we want to build out of it. Read more...

Ten Linux Desktops Showing Just How Far Behind Mac OS X and Windows Designs Are

Softpedia | Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:40:50 PM | Software
There are still many users of other operating systems who think that Linux is behind Mac OS X and Windows in terms of desktop design, but the reality is just the other way around. Read more...

Linux Kernel Developer Dmitry Monakhov Arrested for Protesting Ukraine War

Muktware | Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:36:18 PM | Software
Linux kernel developer Dmitry Monakhov was detained for 15 days for disobeying a police officer on Saturday. The debacle came about when Monakhov decided to protest the recent invasion into Ukraine by Russian armed forces. Read more...

Trying Intel OpenCL On Linux For Video Encoding

Phoronix | Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:16:51 PM | Software
Following my testing and reporting last weekend about Intel Beignet starting to provide very usable open-source OpenCL support on Linux, one of the most common requests was to next see if this Intel OpenCL Linux supprot benefits x264 encoding at all... Read more...

You Have Your Windows in My Linux

InfoWorld | Tuesday September 2, 2014 04:05:09 PM | Software
Although there are those who think  the systemd debate  has been decided in favor of systemd, the  exceedingly loud protests  on message boards, forums, and the posts I wrote over the past two weeks would indicate otherwise. Read more...

Mozilla's $33 Firefox OS Phone Draws Notice in India

OStatic | Tuesday September 2, 2014 03:23:28 PM | Embedded / Mobile
Mozilla's $33 Firefox OS Phone Draws Notice in India Mozilla recently announced that the first smartphone running its Firefox OS mobile operating system is now on sale in India, following earlier reports that a low-cost phone would arrive there in July.  Read more...

GSoC 2014 Yielded Some Improvements For Mesa/X.Org This Year

Phoronix | Tuesday September 2, 2014 03:00:00 PM | Software
Google's annual Summer of Code project ended last month and I've been meaning to write a brief update about the work done by the student open-source developers on their X.Org-related work... Read more...

Camera Pi – How Raspberry Pi Can See

Administrator | Tuesday September 2, 2014 02:43:15 PM | Embedded / Mobile
Open Electronics: Robots provided with autonomous operation capabilities and, particularly,  those sporting sense organs similar to the human ones, have always tickled the fancy of science fiction writers and screenwriters. As always happens, from a certain point in history, even official science has started to deal with the subject, at first with... Read more...

Google Plans Multiple Android Wear Updates as Apple's Wearable Looms

The Verge | Tuesday September 2, 2014 02:40:07 PM | Embedded / Mobile
Google Plans Multiple Android Wear Updates as Apple's Wearable Looms Google's first update to Android Wear is coming this week, and several more will follow it before the end of the year as Google moves to quickly iterate on its new wearable software platform.  Read more...

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